Call for help early. Always have a backup plan. No more than 4 attempts at the initial intubation plan. Be familiar with the various types of laryngeal mask airways. No more than 2 attempts at the use of a laryngeal mask airway. Do not traumatize the airway - maintain oxygenation and postpone surgery. If necessary, do not delay cricothyroidotomy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Update in Anaesthesia|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2009|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine